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September 27, 2017

Online Video News

Vimeo Goes Live: Acquires Livestream, Launches Live Video Product

The indie-loving video service gets on the live video train with the launch of Vimeo Live, a standalone service that will soon be integrated with the rest of Vimeo.

NFL and Facebook to Stream Video Highlights and Original Content

Members around the world will be able to watch highlights as soon as a game ends, while U.S. members will be able to watch two NFL original shows.

Nielsen Takes ComScore to Court Over Cross-Platform Measurement

When is a cross-platform measurement service not really a cross-platform measurement service? Nielsen accuses its rival of dirty dealing.

Featured Articles

Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards: Voting Deadline Extended

We've extended the deadline to vote for your favorite products and services in the only industry awards program with results determined by the people who matter most—the end users. Voting will now close October 2.

MediaMelon QBR Review: Optimizing Video Streams One-by-One

MediaMelon says it saves bandwidth costs by analyzing individual encoded streams and delivering each at its ideal visual quality. We put those claims to the test.

The 4K First Mile: Launching 4K Streams

Discover what it takes to produce an on-location 4K live stream webcast, including camera selection, video cables, video switching, capture cards, webcast encoder options, bandwidth requirements, and more.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Make IP Video Better Than Broadcast

Cisco's Paul Dashner discusses how content providers can improve on the broadcast experience through the usability and flexibility of how they deliver content to customers.

The Industry

The Great Winnowing: How OTT Will Crush Unloved Pay TV Networks

In pay TV packages, there's a small group of A-list channels and a much larger group of B-list channels. But in the skinny bundle world, no one has time for B-list.

Industry News

FuboTV to Launch MSG Networks

Sports Fans in Country’s Leading Market Will Be Able to Watch MSG and MSG+ On FuboTV's Sports-First OTT Service as 2017-18 NBA and NHL Regular Seasons Get Underway

Survey: Mobile Devices No. 1 for Live Video Communications

TokBox survey shows live video has evolved far beyond laptops, desktops